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Customs arrangement with HK to benefit NZ trade

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | SCoop | 6:00 AM

The formal implementation of a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) between New Zealand and Hong Kong will bring significant benefits to New Zealand exporters, Bill Perry, [...]
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Shares in a mysterious HK investment company have jumped 8,500pct in 5 years, and no one really knows why

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Green Wich Time | 6:00 AM

Investors in Hong Kong are baffled by the wild success of the share price of a loss-making investment firm in the city-state that has seen its stock increase by close to [...]
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HK’s pent-up property demand may herald price rebound

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The outlook for Hong Kong’s property market, the world’s least affordable, has started to firm with some analysts predicting prices could rise as much as 10 [...]
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‘Dream of a safe place’: Saudi sisters in hiding in HK after fleeing family

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two sisters from Saudi Arabia were intercepted at Hong Kong airport by the kingdom’s diplomats en route to Australia, their lawyer said, the year’s second [...]
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HK’s monetary chief to step down after decade in post

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The head of the Hong Kong’s de-facto central bank, Norman Chan, will step down this year after a decade in the post that saw him oversee the city’s recovery from [...]
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Taipei won’t sign any extradition deal with HK if it implies Taiwan is part of China, official says

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Taipei government will not sign any extradition deal with Hong Kong that has potential implications for the one-China principle, a Taiwanese official overseeing Hong Kong [...]
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Highest ranked woman in HK police’s history, Winnie Chiu, appointed to head up government watchdog

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The highest-ranked woman in Hong Kong police’s 175-year history was on Friday appointed to head the government’s watchdog the Office of the Ombudsman. Confirming [...]
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Saudi sisters stuck in HK months after fleeing kingdom

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The two sisters using the aliases Reem and Rawan say Saudi officials kept them from travelling to Australia. Two young Saudi sisters in Hong Kong said Thursday they had been [...]
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China’s master-plan rings alarm bells in HK

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

It does not lack ambition. On February 18th China unveiled a long-awaited master blueprint for the Greater Bay Area (gba), a mammoth urban cluster comprising the special [...]
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HK pastor denies sexual harassment

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | UCA News | 6:00 AM

Complaint by female staff member results in his removal as Methodist school supervisor A prominent Methodist pastor in Hong Kong has been removed as the supervisor of three [...]
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HK sets up reference standards for 299 Chinese traditional medicines

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua Net | 6:00 AM

China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has published reference standards on safety and quality for 299 commonly used Chinese materia medica, or Chinese [...]
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3 Filipino tourists imprisoned in HK over bank scam

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Filipino tourists, all call centre employees, ‘were sentenced to 5-month imprisonment,’ says the Department of Foreign Affairs Three Filipino tourists were [...]
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HK Exchange to buy majority stake in Chinese financial tech firm

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX), the stock exchange operator in the Asian financial hub, has agreed to buy a majority stake in a Chinese financial technology [...]
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Knife attack: three masked assailants slash man in HK McDonald’s

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A man is fighting for his life after a knife attack at a Hong Kong McDonald’s on Thursday morning. The 26-year-old was in the 24-hour outlet on the junction of Hing Wah [...]
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Problems parents face and how to solve the language question for ethnic minority pupils in HK

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Ombudsman has released an investigation report into the Hong Kong government’s support for non-Chinese-speaking pupils. The government watchdog hit out at the [...]
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